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Bulgarian Presidency Lays Condolence Book in Memory of Zhelyu Zhelev

Condolence book in memory of late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who passed away on Friday, was unveiled in the building of the presidential administration on Saturday.

Society » Obituaries | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 10:28 | Viewed: 504

Bulgarian Helicopter Crew Remains Captured in Sudan

The six Bulgarians working for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who were captured by Sudanese insurgents on Monday, have still not been released.

Society » Incidents | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:37 | Viewed: 817

Sofia Hosts Future Shorts Festival in February

The Future Shorts Festival comes to Bulgaria for Winter Season 2015, welcoming the lovers of ''the best and most innovative short film, connecting global stories with global audiences.''

Society » Culture | January 30, 2015, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 605

Cost of Living in Bulgaria Drops for First Time in 25 Years – Trade Union

The cost of living in Bulgaria recorded a drop for the first time in 25 years, announced the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (KNSB).

Society | January 30, 2015, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 820

International Media Pay Tribute to Late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev

The sudden death of former Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who died at the age of 79 on Friday, was widely reported in international media.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 831

Bulgaria Declares Day of Mourning for Late Ex-President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria’s government has declared a national day of mourning for former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997), who passed away on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 805

Bulgaria's Former President Zhelyu Zhelev Dies

Bulgaria's former President Zhelyu Zhelev (1990-1997) has died, according to online media reports published on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 30, 2015, Friday // 09:57 | Viewed: 9814

Bulgaria Records No Improvement in Freedom House Report

In 2014 Bulgaria has remained in the group of the free countries, but has not shown improvement for the last seven years.

Society | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1040

Captured Bulgarians in Sudan Expected to be Released Soon

It is expected that the six Bulgarian citizens that had been captured by insurgents in Sudan should be released on Thursday or Friday at the latest.

Society » Incidents | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 910

Bulgaria's Deputy Chief of Defense Dies Aged 53

Deputy Chief of Defense Neyko Nenov passed away on Wednessday, the Defense Ministry has said.

Society » Obituaries | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1146

Personalities in the News 2014 Poll Closes in Two Weeks

Voting is nearing its end in the "Personalities in the News" 2014 poll, organized Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 19:05 | Viewed: 977

Bulgarians Held in Sudan 'Not Taken Hostage' - FM Daniel Mitov

The Bulgarian citizens held in Sudan are alive and well and are not taken hostage, said Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov in a speech at the Bulgarian National Assembly.

Society » Incidents | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1016

Chinese Cinema Festival to Take Place in Sofia

The Festival of Contemporary Chinese Cinema will take place in Bulgaria's capital between 6 and 13 February.

Society » Culture | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgarian Helicopter Crew Captured by Sudanese Rebels

Six Bulgarian citizens were captured by members of the ''Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North" (SPLM-North) on Monday.

Society » Incidents | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1293

Healthcare in Bulgaria Ranks Among Poorest in Europe

The healthcare services provided in Bulgaria rank among the poorest in Europe, according to the Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) released by the Health Consumer Powerhouse on Tuesday.

Society » Health | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1899

Fewer Bulgarians Went on Holiday Abroad at End of 2014

In December 2014 Bulgarians traveled more than 267 000 times abroad, which is an increase of 12.4 % compared to the same month in 2013.

Society | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 990

Bulgaria to Host Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2015

It was announced that Bulgaria will host the 2015 Junior Eurovision after the 2014 winners from Italy withdrew from the organziation of the event.

Society » Culture | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1351

Bulgaria’s 2011-2013 Refugee Integration Strategy Was Total Failure – Audit Office

Bulgaria’s National Audit Office has made clear that the implementation of the national program for the integration of refugees in the period 2011-2013 failed to produce any effect.

Society | January 26, 2015, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1085

Greek Singer Demis Roussos Dies

Famous Greek pop and rock singer Demis Roussos has died in an Athens hospital.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1158

Bulgaria Deputy Parliament Speaker Dies Aged 60

Deputy Parliament Speaker Rositsa Yanakieva passed away in the small hours of Monday, her party ABV's press office reports.

Society » Obituaries | January 26, 2015, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1349

Turkish Tourist Suffers Injuries While Skiing in Bulgaria’s Bansko

A male Turkish tourist has been taken to hospital in Razlog, in southwestern Bulgaria, after suffering severe injuries while skiing in the nearby resort of Bansko on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1445